Secret Trade Deals and Food Safety Don’t Mix


EON’s Mary Beth Brangan moderates the second edition of the Fukushima Fallout Awareness Network’s (www.FFAN.us) conference call series Call In To Action: Bye Bye Becquerels, No Radioactive Waste in Our Food.

In the following video segments of the on-going conference call series, Jim Turner, Esq, Chairman of Citizens for Health; Cindy Folkers, Radiation and Health Specialist at Beyond Nuclear; Adam Weissman Organizer at Global Justice for Animals and the Environment in Trade Justice New York Metro; and Kimberly Roberson, Founder and Director of FFAN discuss the implications of trade exports from Japan to the U.S. if the Transpacific Partnership (TPP) and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) trade agreements are finalized.

New FFAN petition Block Fast Track, Say No to Radioactive Food from Japan goo.gl/GYHDOj or use https://www.change.org/p/members-of-congress-president-obama-urgent-block-fast-track-of-trans-pacific-partnership-now-say-no-to-radioactive-food-from-japan/u/10594861

4/07/15 Press Release Stop Fast Track TPP, Say NO to Radioactive Food from Japan! http://goo.gl/MH308f

Pt 1 – Mary Beth Brangan – Secret Trade Deals and Food Safety Don’t Mix
Program host Mary Beth Brangan, Co-Director of EON – the Ecological Options Network, gives the context for the growing citizen push for independent monitoring of radioactivity in U.S. food.
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Pt 2 – Jim Turner – Petitioning the FDA
Washington, DC attorney James Turner of Citizens for Health (Citizens.org), gives an update on FFAN’s Citizen Petition requesting FDA monitoring of radioactivity in food.
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Pt 3 – Cindy Folkers – Health Impacts of Fallout in Food
Cindy Folkers, a radiation and health specialist with BeyondNuclear.org, talks about radiation health impacts, why cesium testing was chosen as the focus for FFAN’s FDA petition, and the need for independent citizen monitoring of radioactivity in food.
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Pt 4 – Adam Weissman – Current TPP Status
Adam Weissman, an organizer with Global Justice for Animals and the Environment (GJAE), talks about the threats posed by the TPP and what must be done to stop it.
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Pt 5 – Kimberly Roberson – Stop the TPP
Help Block ‘Fast Track’ to Radioactive Foods
Kimberly Roberson, Founder and Director of the Fukushima Fallout Awareness Network (FFAN.us), tells how you can get involved in helping to stop secret trade deals from destroying food radiation safety standards, US national sovereignty and democratic choice.
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About James Heddle

James Heddle and Mary Beth Brangan administer this blog as well as NoNukesCA.net and eon3EMFblog.net. Award-winning media producers as well as educators and community organizers, they co-direct EON - the Ecological Options Network . The EON YouTube channel has over 700 posts and over 5,000 subscribers.
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